[TUHS] Is the Teletype the unsung hero of Unix?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sat Apr 2 00:06:58 AEST 2016

On Mon, 28 Mar 2016, scj at yaccman.com wrote:

> ...  and I once heard an old-timer growl at a young programmer "I've 
> written boot loaders that were shorter than your variable names!"

Ah, the 512-byte boot blocks...  We got pretty inventive in those days 
(and this was before secondary loaders!) with line editing etc.

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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